UPDATED: 3/17/2020

This message is to inform you that this year’s "ND ASD Conference" has been cancelled, due to recent updates and recommendations by the Center for Disease Control. The safety of attendees, staff and our community always comes first.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and look forward to hosting this event in April 2021.

We intend to issue full refunds within the next 10-12 days. Thank you for your consideration.

We plan to provide a list of resources on the conference website, so please check back frequently for resources and more information regarding the conference in 2021.

Anne Carlsen invites you to attend the 6th Annual Autism Spectrum Disorders Conference scheduled for April 29 & 30, 2020 at the Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck, ND.  This is an event intended to educate parents, therapists, teachers, physicians, medical professionals, and first responders about autism.

Hotel Information (Rooms will be released on April 8, 2020)

Please make your own reservations at the following hotel:

Ramkota Hotel (ask for the ND ASD Conference rate)
800 South 3rd Street
Bismarck, ND

Phone: 701-258-7700

Cost: $84.60/night plus tax

Conference Child Care Information

The intent of offering child care for the ND ASD Conference participants is to allow participants to take part in the conference and have their child/children near by. Those staffing the child care area will Anne Carlsen staff along with volunteers. We hope to allow as many children into the child care setting as possible. Information will be sent out to parents within 2 weeks of the conference.

Pre-registration is required.

Registration Information

Conference Fee: 

  • $199 FULL CONFERENCE if registered on or before April 1, 2020 (early bird)
  • $249 FULL CONFERENCE if registered after April 1, 2020
  • $149 for single day registration on or before April 1, 2020 (early bird)
  • $199 for single day registration after April 1, 2020

There is a $20 cancellation fee if you cancel before April 5th. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after April 5, 2020.

 

Student Conference Fee:

  • $199 for the full conference
  • $149 for single day registration

There is a $20 cancellation fee if you cancel before April 5th. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after April 5, 2020.

ASD Parent/Family Member or Adult on the Spectrum Conference Registration

Anne Carlsen invites you to attend the 2020 ND Autism Spectrum Disorders Conference scheduled for April 29 & 30, 2020 at the Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck, ND. This event is designed to bring parents, individuals on the spectrum, and professionals together to learn more about ASD.

To encourage North Dakota residents of children diagnosed with ASD or adults on the spectrum, Anne Carlsen in partnership with the North Dakota Department of Human Services will offer a limited number of reduced registrations

For those families traveling more than 50 miles from Bismarck are encouraged to reserve a room at the Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck. Contact information is on this page. Due to the generosity of the North Dakota Department of Human Services, one night of your room will be paid for once you check in at the conference. If you are traveling more than 175 miles from Bismarck, the North Dakota Department of Human Services will pick up 2 nights lodging. You must reserve your own room under the name in which you registered for the conference. You must also secure the room with your own credit card. If you are no longer able to attend the conference, it is your responsibility to cancel your lodging room as well or you will be charged for the room.

After you register and pay, you will receive an email within 1 week with an attached agreement (please watch for this email in your inbox - also check your spam). You will need to sign the attached agreement and return it to Continuing Education Associates.

Mileage and meals (except for those provided during the conference) will be your responsibility.

You must be a North Dakota resident.

We look forward to seeing all of you during this very exciting event. If you have any questions about registering for the conference, please contact Continuing Education Associates (CEA) at 218-760-4892 or 218-282-1200.

There is a $20 cancellation fee if you cancel before April 5th. There will be no refunds for cancellations received after April 5th.

Cancellation Policy:

A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after registering for the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided. Please e-mail CEA at cea@continuingeducationassociates.com to request to cancel your completed registration.